See authentic Liberace Museum Collection artifacts, including at times work by Anna Nateece, at Liberace Steakhouse!
Passers by at the original Monrovia, California townsite, at 601 Myrle Ave. at Colorado Blvd, aren’t the only ones noticing that Liberace has taken up residence.
For months the scenic, high-foot traffic, historic old town Monrovia, on Route 66, has seen visitors stopping to peer in the windows of the largest restaurant, quietly waiting to open. The local press has noticed too. They won’t be waiting long now.
We congratulate our national licensee, Consul Aner Iglesias and his design consultant Paulina Biggs Sparkuhl, for grabbing the spotlight before the red carpet even rolls out.
Consul Iglesias has been the premier sponsor of the Liberace Foundation for the Performing and Creative Arts, for the past decade. We can not thank him enough for his generosity and his faith in the Liberace brand in making this tremendous investment.
Polish up your bling. It’s almost to time to step out again.
With critically acclaimed exhibits at the Paris Museum of Modern Art, the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art and the MET Gala; with artifacts making key appearances on the 2019 Monte Carlo Fashion week, 2019 Grammys and the 2020 Oscars; with Liberace’s image licensed for television and film including Mozart in the Jungle, the Jim Gaffigan Show, The Simpsons, Family Guy, HBO’s Behind The Candleabra and Ridley Scott’s Bladerunner 2049; thousands paid well for private tours of the Liberace Museum Collection at Thriller Villa and Liberace Garage. But by mid February, 2020, the Chairman of the Foundation had seen the writing on the wall. Covid 19 was coming.
Monitoring practices of the Asia tourism markets, Chairman Jonathan Warren shuttered the Liberace Foundation’s Collection tours…
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Nateece featured in Met Gala!
“So, instead of Papal robes, which we saw last year, think Liberace capes. Plus, designers like Jeremy Scott, Jean Paul Gaultier, Thom Browne, and even Virgil Abloh. There are some new, younger names on the roster as well, like Richard Quinn, Vaquera, and Gypsy Sport.”
In keeping with the opening, the Liberace Foundation will not disclose which of the dozens of famed Liberace…
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Please support the Foundation and come see the exhbit!
Andreas, Dallas and Billy take us through the assessment of the famed Blue Brocade costume, and correct its packing. Please help us exhibit this costume by supporting our next exhibit. Supporters have special access!
Watch for our next installment when we are thrilled to dedicate the first archival box of our new Costume Preservation Sponsor program to our first double Costume Preservationist, who is also our first Conductor Member, a legacy Foundation supporter who we look forward to welcoming to a private tour of the new exhibit, Mr. Scotty Scott!
Join Anna on June 27th in Las Vegas for the unveiling of the limited edition Liberace ring by Jason of Beverly Hills:
Renowned celebrity jeweler Jason of Beverly Hills has been granted the exclusive license to create the first ever, limited edition Liberace ring. The magnificent piece is titled “Turning Tables: A New Spin on the Liberace Classic.” The new ring will be displayed this summer along side authentic artifacts from the Liberace Jewels Collection which is owned and curated by the Liberace Foundation.
The limited edition Liberace brand ring will be the first of only five made, each bearing its sequential number and the Liberace signature logo etching. Certification of Authenticity will be provided by the Liberace Foundation, with original signatures from Jason Arasheben, the ring’s creator, as well as Liberace Foundation Chairman Jonathan Warren. Offered at $20,000, Substantial proceeds from the sale of each…
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Anna and everyone at Anna Nateece, Ltd. is so saddened at the loss of the Legendary Michael Travis.
The Board of Directors and Advisory Board of the Liberace Foundation received the sad news of the passing of famed Liberace costume designer, Michael Travis. Mr. Travis passed away at his California home last night after a long illness. Friends and family were at his side. He was 86.
The designer of many of the best-known and most extravagant of Liberace’s stage costumes, the genius of Michael Travis became only more recognized with time and is featured in many studies of his craft, including the book “Liberace Extravaganza”. An event organized by Liberace Foundation Advisory Board members Connie Furr-Soloman, Jan Jewett and Dierdre Clemente recently brought Mr. Travis to the opening of “Too Much of a Good Thing is Wonderful,”…
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